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MTU Department of Marketing & International Business Recipients of DELTA Award

MTU Department of Marketing & International Business Recipients of DELTA  Award

02 December, 2021

The Marketing Discipline within MTU’s Department of Marketing & International Business has achieved the DELTA Award.

The Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Award is awarded by the National Forum for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to discipline groups who demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and learning enhancement and are committed to an ongoing, clearly articulated, shared process of continued enhancement.

MTU’s submission focused on its approach to Authentic Assessment, the hallmark of its programmes, which has involved significant engagement with hundreds of companies over the years and was one of only three discipline teams from Irish higher education institutions to achieve this award.

The review panel, comprising international colleagues and a student representative, commented on the commitment of the successful teams to ongoing teaching and learning enhancement, which was collaborative, holistic, mature and demonstrated a readiness for development, innovation and impact. They also commented on the teams’ work in student partnership, on their emphasis on professional development and on the teams’ capacity to have reach, connect and make a difference beyond their immediate settings.

Dr Pio Fenton, Head of Marketing & International Business Department, acknowledged the contributions of current and former staff of the department and the School of Business on their commitment to students, adding, “The evidence of our success is best seen in our students and graduates”.

The successful team was led by Michele McManus and included Conor Kelleher, Dr Rose Leahy, Lisa Scannell, Elaine O’Brien, Mike Falahee, Zahid Aslam, Dr Maire O’Sullivan, Riona Flood, Stephen Ryan, Vivienne Griffin, Colette Murphy, Colm Smyth, Anna Horan and students Jack Foley, Nikki Joyce and Harry Tyrell with Dr Pio Fenton and Dr Breda Kenny.

You can view the video which accompanied MTU’s submission here 

























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